D'Angelo, Elena

Visiting Fellow

  • Elena D'Angelo
    Sustainable Cycles (SCYCLE)

    Research Interests

    • Fundamental Rights
    • Human Security
    • Transnational Organized Crime


    • MSc in Cooperation, Development and Transnational Markets, Faculty of Political Science, University of Turin (Field research for the master thesis at UNDP – Tehran, Iran)
    • BSc in Media Languages, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Milan (Erasmus Exchange at the Faculty of Journalism, University Cardenal Herrera of Valencia)
    • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Summer School on Research Methods, Qualitative data analysis: concepts and approaches & introduction to NVivo 10, Ljubljana – Slovenia
    • Academy of European Law, Applying Anti-Discrimination Law, Training course, Trier – Germany
    • UNDP Virtual School, Anti-corruption and Human Development, Online course

    Biographical Statement

    Elena D’Angelo is currently working at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI). Her work is mainly focused on applied research and training for law enforcement and legal professionals. Ms. D’Angelo is the author and co-author of several publications on the following topics: organized crime, counterfeiting, data protection and anti-discrimination, including online hate-speech.

    She is currently Visiting Fellow at UNU-ViE SCYCLE and she is involved in the coordination and research activities of the EU funded project DOTCOM Waste on transnational waste crimes. Before coming to UNICRI, Ms. D’Angelo worked with multiple international organizations and NGOs, both at the institutional level and in the field, dealing with development and gender-related issues.